The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) will host the third installment of the IRTC roundtable at the TMS 2019 Annual Meeting & Exhibition. The topic will be “How Does Industry Manage Criticality in Product Development?” All TMS 2019 registrants are invited to attend this roundtable session and participate in the discussion. Learn more about this event here. The speakers are: Prof. Roderick Eggert, Colorado School of Mines and the Critical Materials Institute, USA Prof. Nikolaos Michailidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Dr. Christina Meskers, Umicore, Belgium Prof. Atsufumi Hirohata, University of York, GB Dr. Min-Ha Lee, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) Prof. Armin Reller, ESM Foundation, Switzerland, and […]
The Round Table Criticality and Circular Economy held in Tokyo last October was a great success. In case you have not been able to participate, here is a detailed summary of the discussions and their results.
The SusCritMat Short Course on Cobalt, held at the EIT Raw Materials Week on Friday, November 16, was a great success. At the event, participants experienced a short version of a SusCritMat training school, covering several topics related to the sustainable management of Critical Raw Materials across the value chain.
Duration: March-September 2019 (6 months) Maximum funding: 45’000 CHF The Entwicklungsfonds Seltene Metalle (ESM Foundation), with support by Swissmem, is looking for an assessment of policy developments in the area of rare and critical metals in Switzerland and their impact on Swiss industries. For this, we are searching for a researcher or a research team who will carry out such an assessment with the following aims: Identification of relevant institutional bodies that shape and influence raw material policies and regulations in Switzerland; Identification and assessment of relevant Swiss legislations, provisions, standards, and reporting obligations with regards to critical raw materials import, their use in components, recycling and substitution; Overview of […]
On July 7, 2019, an IRTC Round Table will be held in Beijing. More information will follow soon!